Fedora 8 : squid-2.6.STABLE19-1.fc8 (2008-2740)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 32087


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update fix a regression introduced in Squid security advisory SQUID-2007:2. Attacker could use this flaw to cause exit of squid child process, interrupting proxied connections and causing temporary denial of service. (CVE-2008-1612, #439801)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected squid package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 32087

File Name: fedora_2008-2740.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/05/01

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:squid, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:8

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/04/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1612

BID: 28693

FEDORA: 2008-2740

CWE: 20